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Record Number: 32823


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The weather is perfectly ideal and itís a country holiday to be here [i.e., picnicking in a meadow 1 mile from Talbot House]; the only things we left behind of value are the Duchess (alias our stately Tabby [cat]) and the Golden Butterfly which I was reading yesterday.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

21 May 1918

Country:

Belgium

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Poperinghe
specific address: Talbot House

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Philip Thomas Byard Clayton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Dec 1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Chaplain Fourth Class, 16th Infantry Brigade

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Australia

Country of Experience:

Belgium

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Besant

Title:

The Golden Butterfly

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

32823

Source:

Print

Author:

P. B. Clayton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

143

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

P. B. Clayton, Letters From Flanders: Some War-Time Letters of the Rev. P. B. Clayton (Tubby) to His Mother, (London, 1933), p. 143, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32823, accessed: 24 July 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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